Until 1944 Eastprussia presented by far the most youth players and youth teams in the German ice hockey.
In the season 1940/1941 there were even WHILE the war, 70 youth teams and 60 student teams.
1939, 1942.1943 and, most recently in Prague in 1944 was the selection of German East Prussia Youth Hockey Champion.
Best-known teams were the SV Rastenburg and VfK Konigsberg.
After the lost war in 1945 Prussia was separated from Germany and sold the inhabitants.
Registered youth players of that time were still later in West Germany and East Germany national team:
Dieter Niess (SV Rastenburg, later Bad Nauheim and Dusseldorf), Hans Frenzel (SV Rastenburg, later Berlin), Rainer Kossmann (Ortelsburg, later Berlin / Kefeld) or Günther Schischewski (VfK Königsberg, later Weiswasser)
A year before the end of the German history of East Prussia the province Idol Götze(Tilsiter SC), Kuhn (Allensteiner SV), Wagner, Niess and Kohn (all SV Rastenburg) and 1944, the most players at the last performances of the last German national youth team in Amsterdam.
Since 1945, most youth players come from Bavaria-East Prussia is now unfortunately forgotten .........